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old school cornedbeef and cabbage

post #1 of 17
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well folks I'm doing and an old school st-patrick's day style cornedbeef and cabbage for superbowl sunday, I'm going to boil it this afternoon

I got my cornedbeef already in it's brine and spices at a favorite deli of mine here in montreal, it's 12 lbs , and sells for 3.50 a lb asis in the bag ready to cook
post #2 of 17
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and away we go

there it is , it's on the cookicon_biggrin.gif
post #3 of 17
Interesting brine... reddish? Paprika? Never seen a red brine for CB. I love the cabbage/potato/carrot boiled dinner!
post #4 of 17
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I think the red color is from the blood in the meat mixing with the brine over time, I have no idea what the spices are in there but it sure is good PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #5 of 17
A basic pickling spice is what we get 'round here Don. Yummm..it's been too long since I did a corned beef dinner!
post #6 of 17
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it's a true cumfort food for me I love it, cornedbeef in Kimel bread sandwitches the next day is above and beyond :-))))))
post #7 of 17
DonO, that meal looks really good! I've not tried a corned beef and cabbage dinner. Are you boiling the meat in plain water or have you added spices?

Details, if you've got the time! redface.gif
post #8 of 17
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all I do is open the bag and dump the brisket with the brine and spices into the pot, fill it with water and bring it to a boil, turn it down to simmer and let it simmer all day, add water as needed, when the brisket starts to come apart when you lift it with a carving fork, it's time to take it out.
put the brisket on a pan cover it with foil and keep it warm in the oven, then add your potatoes and carrots to the same water/brine and spice that you cooked the brisket in cook it till the potatoes are almost done. then add a cabbage head cut into 8 , the cabbage takes no more then 20 minutes to boil

then start eatingand singing irish pub songs lolPDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #9 of 17
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Dinner is served

oh my GAWD I'm soooooo fuuuullllllll i can't move
stick a fork in my I'm doneicon_redface.gif
post #10 of 17
Thanks so much for the instructions!! Those pics of the finished product made my mouth water. This is definitely going into my recipe file! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #11 of 17
The stores are starting to stock the corned beef heavy. I may have to do a couple in order to be ready for st patties day.
DonO you have made me hungry my friend!!!
post #12 of 17
I pour a bottle or two of beer into my boil. Not sure if it helps, but it makes me feel better. Kimel bread? Yep, gotta love boiled dinner.PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif
post #13 of 17
Mmmm, sure looks good DonO.PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #14 of 17
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Kimel Bread is Rye bread with these little black seeds in it, I get it at the same deli I buy my brisket of corned beef at. I love the stuff PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #15 of 17
Just finished a Cb&C dinner,,,thanks Don... been WAAAY too long! YUM <burp> Scuse me :{)
post #16 of 17
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we need to live closer together so you can invite me over next time lol
post #17 of 17
its a comfort food for me as well... 2 of my 3 step mothers were from the east coast..lol (nova scotia and newfoundland)

cant get the wife to eat it though..gonna have to make some real soon

good looking q-viewPDT_Armataz_01_34.gifPDT_Armataz_01_34.gifPDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
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